Roland Bakker (Hortilife) cycles to Santiago de Compostela for charity
On 1 September 2023, it will be time: cycling friends Roland and Jelle will then get on their bikes to start their journey to Santiago de Compostela. This is a long-held wish. They will do it for reflection, for fun and to support a good cause, says Roland, who in his daily life works as a buyer at Hortilife.
The charity is Pan de Vida. Pan de Vida, which means ‘Bread of life’, aims to give underprivileged children in Peru a hopeful future and provide them with healthy food, school supplies, scholarships and other materials that promote their well-being.
“On a beautiful Pentecost day…. in 2007… I visited some friends’ house in Friesland. It was raining cats and dogs. At the end of the morning we thought about what we could do with this rainy weather. Someone mentioned something about..